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Questions tagged [fglrx]

FGLRX (FireGL and Radeon for X) is the proprietary AMD display driver. Use this tag if you have trouble using or installing the FGLRX driver.

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AMD Catalyst Driver installer failing at DKMS

I am following these instructions to install the fglrx drivers. When I am running sudo sh amd-driver-12-6-x86_64.run it tells me fglrx is already installed; even though I ran the commands to remove it....
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Proprietary FGLRX module fails to compile due to GPL only code

(Ubuntu 15.04) After latest round of updates fglrx failed to compile dkms module on both of my laptops. 1 laptop has switchable graphics and the other does not. The laptop with switchable graphics ...
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Trying to get dual monitors working 14.04 LTS & Radeon HD 4850

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on a desktop PC and recently got a second monitor. I cannot seem to make Ubuntu 'detect' that second one. I ended up here, and realised that my HD 4850 needs that ...
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How to install, fglrx on (K)ubuntu 15.04 ? Starting version 219 AMD R9 290x

i have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 and as i thought the graphics driver would mess up. I am looking for a step-by-step tutorial how to install fglrx on Kubuntu 15.04. On 14.04 i had ...
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After installing fglrx on Ubuntu 14.04 there is no backlight (hd 5470). Is there any workaround?

I've installed fglrx driver on my Asus k52je laptop with mobility radeon hd 5470 using additional drivers window in ubuntu. I get black screen after reboot. When I hold power button i can barely see ...
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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 libgl1-mesa-dri:...
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How do I get 1366x768 resolution with dual graphics card ATI Madison Radeon HD 5000M Series and Intel Integrated Graphics Controller

I am on an HP Envy 14, and the proper resolution that I should be using is 1366x768. This is not an option and I am stuck on 1024x768. I am using Linux 12.04. lspci | grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Unable to completely purge fglrx

I've got 14.04 and installed the proprietary AMD Catalyst 14.6 using the Generate Distribution Specific Driver Package Option described in the Installer notes. I'd now like to change to the mesa-...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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Is it possible to use both fglrx and Intel graphic drivers simultaneously?

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm using the following setup: AMD R9 270 (2 monitors) Intel HD 2500 (1 monitor) With the default configuration after installing Ubuntu (radeon driver for the R9 270)...
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Portable Ubuntu, how to auto install the correct ATI/Nvidia driver when booting?

That is. I don't want to have both drivers installed at the same time. I just want to make an init script or whatever which will choose the correct driver for the video card currently installed during ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers from ...
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Black screen before login

I'm having some trouble with my xubuntu. It was running just fine yesterday but it's not working today. I remember that I've flipped the power switch during the last shutdown (because it was taking ...
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menue bar and launcher

I recently installed Xorg 1.11 and fglrx 12.6 on my machine and after restarting system that worked as well . that was good also at the game time . the unity menuebar/launcher and panel left after i ...
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How to reset display settings in XFCE \ Ubuntu 12.04 and also flgrx drivers

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and since I hate unity I installed the Xubuntu package and am using XFCE instead. Since I have a Radeon HD5770 I also installed the fglrx drivers. This all went ...
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Issues with Unity after installing and uninstalling FGLRX again

I tried to install FGLRX drivers on Ubuntu 13.04, but that didn't work out. I then went back to the open source drivers (via update-manager) but I couldn't boot into a graphical OS. I got a black ...
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Ubuntu 16.10 Display Port monitors Not Recognized

Context, my system is HP 745 G4 (AMD APU A12-9800B) with a display port output which is split to 3 monitors and a main laptop monitor. This setup is working under windows. The main laptop monitor is ...
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ubuntu16.04: External Monitor not recognized with Radeon HD 8250/8280G (radeon driver)

I have a notebook with graphics card Radeon HD 8250/8280G (it's a Sony ATIV book 9 Lite). I used to use the proprietary fglrx driver, but when I upgraded to ubuntu 16.04, it was replaced by the open ...
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14.04 accidentally upgraded - fglrx removed

Since the message about HWE has appeared in Software Update on my Xubunu 14.04 running on a Thinkpad T500, I have avoided updating. But today, I accidentally clicked the wrong button and typed my ...
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System freezing… No way of capturing the reason why?

I have a PC that has a number of peripherals connected to it that is intermittently experiencing a freeze of the OS. There are 6+ USB devices and four monitors connected to the PC. Details of system:...
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my laptop Is AMD hybrid-graphics card, is it supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

so, I tried a clean install of 16.04 LTS, is there any way to find out whether my AMD graphics card is fully supported by the driver ? Cuz my screen is flickering I'm not talking gaming, just the ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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safe way to install AMD Catalyst Control Centre?

Relatively noob here. I'm having a blast with Ubuntu, successfully playing all kinds of steam games, no complaints until Firewatch came out. It was recommended to me to install AMD Catalyst Control ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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Driver problem with AMD/ATI Bonaire XT Radeon HD 7790/8770

First of all sorry if I ask a dumb question, I'm new to Ubuntu. I can't find find a solution to this problem. I tried to install drivers for Ati Radeon Hd 7xxx series, Catalyst and whatever. ...
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Couldn't open module fglrx

I was using fglrx driver long ago, but I switched to open-source driver. In the Xorg.0.log I'm getting following warnings. [ 35.380] (II) LoadModule: "glx" [ 35.416] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/...
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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at all....
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Graphics Corruption ubuntu 15.04 with propietary flgrx-update drivers

i'm kind of new to linux. I'm running 15.04 on a single boot. (I erased all HD accidentally testing several distros XO ) I have a new HP Pavilion Notebook – 15-p244no Apparently this notebook has ...
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Low graphics mode error on open-source driver

I recently did an update from Software manager, which I was holding back for a month (~250MB), it prompted me for a reboot after all the updates were installed. I rebooted into an error of Low ...
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Screen tearing with fglrx-updates and Radeon HD 8790M in Ubuntu 14.10

As the title says, I am having some pretty bad screen tearing issues on the desktop in Ubuntu 14.10, with both the latest fglrx-updates and fglrx drivers on a Dell Latitude E6540 with a Radeon HD ...
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Can't enable Compiz Plugins ~

I have a Radeon 290 graphics card - and I'm using the fglrx-updates for the driver on 14.10 - with the default, 3.16 kernel. I originally thought that the graphics driver was the problem, but that ...
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Chromium graphics messed up after installing ATI fglrx drivers

I have been troubleshooting display problems - my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. Finally the display seems to use ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
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Is there a way to use VDPAU with the proprietary (fglrx) AMD drivers?

I've got a relatively low-powered HTPC running Ubuntu 13.10, sporting a Radeon 6450 for graphics acceleration. I'm using the 14.6 beta of the proprietary (Catalyst/fglrx) This machine is presently ...
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fglrx doesn't seem to be installed

Hello everybody, here's my problem. I'm trying to install fglrx to my ubuntu 14.04, I've tried following this, the problem is after the installation of the .deb file, when I'm supposed to use this ...
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Overheating problem with driver fglrx on ATI radeon h5000 - mobility radeon h4000

I have an HP pavilion dv6-3127 el, with installed Ubuntu 12.04, i don't use new version of Ubuntu becouse i have overheating problem, temperature about 90 degree, instead in 12.04 i don't have this ...
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fglrx and the broken atieventsd daemon (+maybe improve your battery life for AMD card owners)

I've been playing about with these things lately, and discovered a couple of things about the fglrx driver on Ubuntu that I thought worth sharing in the context of a broader question. The atieventsd ...
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What's the latest version of fglrx on ubuntu 13.04?

I just installed the driver via software sources (fglrx-updates), and fglrxinfo shows that I've got the 9.012 version, which is not the Catalyst 13.4, right? Is the 9.012 the latest version in Ubuntu ...
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What is the VESA:WRESTLER driver and why am I using it?

I just installed the proprietary fglrx-updates driver: However, when I check the Graphics, it's shown to be VESA:WRESTLER: What is this VESA:WRESTLER driver and why am I using it? Is it just another ...
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12.10, ATI drivers help?

I just downloaded Ubuntu today and I love it! I'm trying to install the ATI drivers by the guide posted here, but I get an error after I choose to generate the drivers for the distro, and I get the ...
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Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800

I have the ubiquitous and difficult display problems. I have a very limited understanding of everything regarding graphic display mechanics, and Gnome specific terms, so please let me know if you ...
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Screen size and position problem

After installing the fglrx driver everything is ok, but when I install blackbox (yeah I like blackbox it's simple) and I make a custom xsession and log into it, the resolution is ok but the displayed ...
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Why can't I use Unity 3D on a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series with FGLRX drivers?

With a brand new install of 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron M5030, Unity 3D appears to load everything but the icons in the top left, and I am unable to click on anything. Unity 2D seems to works fine ...
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Updating FGLRX driver fails & deactivates FGLRX driver

I have an ATI/AMD graphics card in my computer. However, every time I try to install the post-release updates, it always fails and deactivates the graphics driver. I've pasted the last few messages ...
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Unable to update display driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to update my driver and see this screen. It doesn't allow me to update the driver. Note the greyed out options. How can I fix this? EDIT: Revert to open source graphics drivers - options ...
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aticonfig: No supported adapters AMD Catalyst 15.7 Ubuntu 14.04

Have a fresh install of Ubuntu with no previous proprietary driver. Installed per AMD Installer notes using the GUI then added th fglrx-dev via dpkg. Ran dpkg -l in home directory and all four show ii....
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Low graphic (800x600); Graphic card support; Reinstall? (after Upgrade 16.04 LTS)

I have recently upgraded to 16.04 (from 14.04). Since then, the system is running on low graphics (800x600, built in display). I assume the best advise to be reinstalling Ubuntu 16. But the question ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 became too laggy after installing fglrx-15.302

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on my Toshiba Satellite L850-Y3110 Laptop alongside Windows 8.1. Recently I installed AMD Radeon Crimson 15.12 Driver (fglrx-15.302). I verified that Ubuntu detected my ...
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Xubuntu starts normally on google chrome but not on team viewer

I have a remote computer with Xubuntu 14.04.05 installed, everything was fine but one day stopped working, I used for minning, it has 6 gpu, all of them were working fine. After that day I ask someone ...